AGF Aarhus v Randers: Virtual Zoom grandstand allows fans to watch Danish Superliga

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Three screens were joined together to make a 40 x 2.8m screen with space for 200 fan images at a time

Is there anything we don't use Zoom for at the minute?

Thanks to a virtual grandstand at AGF Aarhus, fans of the Danish Superliga side were able to watch their season-opener against Randers despite restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic.

Three giant screens were joined together to allow fans to show their support - and let the players hear them - during Thursday's game.

The match proved too much for some fans...

Fans watching game on Zoom

...but around 10,000 fans were able to join in and watch the match live.

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"When fans log in, they'll see some faces they recognise," AGF's head of media, Soren Carlsen, told The Guardian.external-link

"When you go to football, it's a community experience. This is a chance for people to get together."

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